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William Thyron “Bill” Quigley, IV

Stockton, San Joaquin County, California, USA
Death 8 Dec 2009 (aged 93)
Aptos, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 62719785 · View Source
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William T. (Bill) Quigley IV March 31, 1916 - December 8, 2009 Bill joined his loved ones on December 8, 2009 in Aptos, California at the age of 93. He was born in Stockton, California and spent his early days in Fresno, San Rafael, Oakland and Santa Clara County and graduated from the University of Santa Clara Business School. He was married to Synnove Quigley of Los Gatos for 54 years. In 2004, Bill moved to Aptos, where he spent his later years. Bill joined the Associated Oil Co. (FLYING A) in 1935 and retired from Phillips Petroleum Co. in 1971. He held increasingly more responsible positions starting as a Jr. Clerk, then Office Manager and Salesman and finally middle management. He was very active in civil and fraternal organizations; 1957 he was President of the Campbell Lion's Club; he was member of the Masonic organization for 54 years; The Scottish Rite; The Islam Shrine and Aysia Clubs. He served as a member of the Advisory Board to the Town Council and Commissioner on the CDEC commission of the town of Los Gatos for seven years. He served as an Officer in the Masonic Lodge as Treasurer, Secretary and Trustee. In 1999 and 2000 he served as Exalted Ruler for the Elks Lodge of Los Gatos. He is survived by his loving companion Edith Kulstein who has been at his side for the past six years, the children of his late sisters Geraldine Nardini and Patricia Elsa, his baby sister Jaqueliine Aquilino and her four children and two grandchildren and last but not least, his Swedish family - including Morgan Larsson, whom he considered as the son he never had. A private service will be held for his family and friends. Donations in Bill's name may be made to: Hospice of Santa Cruz County, 940 Disc Drive, Scotts Valley, CA 95066 (831) 430-3000, www.hospicesanta Arrangements by DARLING-FISCHER Chapel of the Hills.

Published in San Jose Mercury News on December 17, 2009.


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